On October 4, 2011, ACF announced the award of $2 million in TANF – Child Welfare Coordination grants to 14 tribes and tribal organizations. The grant awards demonstrate models of effective coordination of Tribal TANF and child welfare services provided to tribal families at risk of child abuse or neglect. These projects are tailored to meet the needs of each tribe. They features activities including home visiting, multi-departmental teams, family resource centers, and moms’ and dads’ groups. The project period for these grants is three years beginning September 30, 2011 through September 29, 2014.
Current Tribal TANF Child Welfare grantees are: